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Analyst – Pricing and Analytics

Covenant Transport Inc Chattanooga, TN
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Job Description

Job Title:

Analyst – Pricing and Analytics

Reports To:

Sr. Manager Pricing

FLSA Status:

 

Prepared Date:

01/15/18

Department:

Solutions

Location:

Chattanooga

 

Position Purpose

Responsible for coordinating Solutions activity across Sales, Operations, Capacity Management and Pricing to optimize Solutions participation and revenue/margin growth for committed shipment opportunities.   This position will support committed freight opportunities and provide the supporting analytics.  The role will spearhead the analysis of Solutions business opportunities to facilitate a level of successful participation in this market segment that will meet or exceed annual revenue and margin targets.  This position will assist in developing the formal response (internal or external) that is associated with each identified opportunity.  Furthermore, the role will collaborate with and support all functional aspects of Solutions business opportunities that require such analysis both operationally and financially.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Be a subject matter expert and stay current with industry trends impacting year round (committed) transportation pricing (all modes).   Periodically share industry updates with the Solutions team to help keep all team members informed of the latest and/or expected market trends.
  • Research and recommend rates for committed freight opportunities based on available data using internal (TMS) and external (DAT, ITS, LoadEx, etc.) resources that also consider historical actual and expected market rate data and information.
  • Coordinate effective bid responses throughout life of the opportunity.  This includes continual communication with our Sales, Legal and Operations team to ensure compliance and execution. 
  • Receive, process and respond to committed inquiries from internal (Solutions Business Development, Solutions Account Management, CVEN, SRT, etc.) and external customers regarding requests.
  • Secure appropriate input from Sr. Mgr. Pricing and Analytics, Director of Operations and/or Director of Capacity Management to ensure proposed pricing will allow for practical operational execution while meeting Solutions financial objectives.
  • Conceive, coordinate development, manage production and coordinate follow up of pricing activity reports on a periodic basis or as requested by Solutions management.  Maintain business activity summary reports on monthly basis that indicate track record of successes and failures. 
  • Assist with supporting analytics/reporting for Senior Leadership.
  • Assist the Sr. Mgr. Pricing and Analytics with other pricing related activity as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Position Requirements

4 Year Degree Preferred – Business, Supply Chain, 3PL or Finance

1-3 Years Transportation/3PL/Supply Chain Industry Experience

Multi Modal Experience Preferred - TL, LTL, Intermodal, Parcel, International

Multi Temperature Class (Dry, Refrigerated and Frozen) Experience Preferred

Proficiency with Technology Systems - Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Transportation Management System (TMS), etc.

SQL, database design, Tableau Reporting Exposure Preferred

Ability to Multitask and Maintain Results/Strong Organization and/or Project Management Skills

Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Ability to work Independently – Result Oriented, etc.

Uncompromising Level of Integrity

Job Details

Date Posted March 9, 2018
Date Closes May 8, 2018
Located In Chattanooga, TN
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3071.01 Transportation Managers
Zipcode 37419

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